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Old Head Golf Links

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Address: Kinsale, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 021 477 8444
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Ruggedly beautiful golf course overlooking the Celtic Sea.

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Stunning views as you play along a Penninsula .

We played Old Head on a very windy and rainy day. It is a course with stunning views as you play along a Penninsula. There are cliffs and ocean on either side of the course. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We played Old Head on a very windy and rainy day. It is a course with stunning views as you play along a Penninsula. There are cliffs and ocean on either side of the course. The lighthouse at one end of the course adds to the character of the course.What make this course so challenging are the winds and the... More 

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Visalia, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow. I've been fortunate to play a lot of the world's top golf courses but can say that few are as memorable as Old Head. The setting, the layout and the service are spectacular. Many of these holes look like 'coffee table' books - you know, where you see the pictures and wonderful if they are photo shopped! A must... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We played the Old Head and made a day of it having a light lunch beforehand in the bar and dinner afterwards . The service is absolutely top drawer and the views and golf course make it one of the best in the British Isles ... Not cheap but a real treat ... Love this place

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Unbelievable views, more than challenging holes, great clubhouse, over the top customer service. Our favorite course in Ireland or, for that matter, the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the accolades for this course are well deserved. Having recently played Kauri Cliffs, Cape Kidnappers and Jack's Point in New Zealand, I thought we had already seen the most spectacular golf course views in the world, but the 12th at Old Head is unbelievable! The tee looks out on a spit of land with high craggy cliffs and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our last round of golf in Ireland after playing Portmarnock, European Club, Ballybunion, Lahinch, and Waterville. Old Head was my favorite although Lahinch and Ballybunion were close. We caught it on a perfect day - no rain, sunshine, NO WIND!. How lucky was that to have relatively no wind. Fabulous views, well maintained golf course, good service, very... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A spectacular golf course with awesome vistas. The greens were rolling at about a 12 or 13. The mist was blowing in from the ocean and on many holes we were playing blind. Thanks for having good caddies. Very interesting course with a couple of very short par fives (except that with the wind blowing in your face, 440 yards... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Set on a cliff top, with amazing views of the ocean all around (as long as the clouds lift), stylish club house, busy bar and wonderful golf.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's not much I can add to the most recent reviews of Old Head. An absolutely spectacular golf course in one of the most unique settings in the world. Took more pictures here than of any other golf course including Pebble and Bandon, which are no slouches in terms of natural beauty. The opening 5-6 holes were windless and I... More 

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Evans, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

12 of us recently had the pleasure of playing Old Head Golf Links near Kinsale, Ireland and it was by far the most scenic course I've ever played, seen or even read about in my life. The staff there could not have been nicer, the caddies were great and the course is beyond compare. Every hole is like a painting... More 

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